Matthew Huei-Ming Ma

MD, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University

Matthew Huei-Ming Ma received the M.D. degree from National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan, and the Ph.D. degree in health policy and management from the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.,He is currently a Professor of emergency medicine at NTU. He has been instrumental in developing the emergency medical services systems and chain of survival in Taiwan, including the early defibrillation program, prehospital advance life support, medical direction and quality assurance mechanism, and public access defibrillation. He co-founded the National Resuscitation Council of Taiwan and has been active in Resuscitation Council of Asia that fosters resuscitation science in Asia. He has published more than 100 papers on peer-reviewed journals and served on the editorial boards of several scientific journals related to resuscitation science and emergency care. He is known for his research on the epidemiology of cardiac arrests; various prehospital and hospital interventions of cardiac arrests, trauma, and acute illness; and how science could be translated into education and implementation.